The subject of this European tender is to select one contractor for delivery of storage and server equipment and associated specific (storage) software, including support. The supplier shall also provide advisory and management services and managed services. The advisory, management services and managed services are optional to decline by participating UMCs (being the Academic Medical Center (AMC), Erasmus Medical Center (UMCR), Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), the University Medical Center Groningen ( UMCG), the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht), the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC +) and the VU University Medical Center (VUmc).
In addition, the contractor should be able to deliver its cloud services in the field of storage and computing. Depending on the sensitivity of the data should thereby be able to choose the UMC for an on-premise, off-premise or a hybrid solution. Obviously, such solutions must meet the security standards for hospital use.
Beyond the scope of this tender is the functional management of storage and server environments. Also, network-related supplies and / or services are not part of the interrogation, unless these should be seen as an integral part of the server or storage solution.